Teachers hold Black Lives Matter march

Local News

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA)- The C-U Black Teachers Alliance is hosting a Black Lives Matter march to bring awareness to the treatment of black children within the school system. They want to see strides towards change by addressing systemic racism within Unit 4 schools.

They said change can start with allowing Black Lives Matter signs within Unit 4 schools. The march will start at Westview elementary and will end at the Mellon administrative building. The Unit 4 school board will meet at 5:30 pm for their school board meeting. One of the items on the agenda is determining if Black Lives Matter signs will be allowed to be displayed within schools.

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